Paul Schmid III

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Paul Schmid III
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Massachusetts House of Representatives, Eighth Bristol District
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$61,133/year
Per diem$10 - $100/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionBusinessman and Farmer
Office website
Paul Schmid III  is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Eighth Bristol district. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Schmid previously served 5 1/2 years on the Westport Finance Committee, serving as chair for three years. He presently serves on the Fire Station and the Water and Sewer Committees for the city of Westport.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Schmid served on the following committees:

Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013
Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Joint, Vice-chair
Public Service Joint
Revenue Joint


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schmid served on the following committees:

Election history


See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Schmid III won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Eighth Bristol District. Schmid III was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]


See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Schmid won election to the Eighth Bristol Seat in 2010. He defeated David Dennis and John Rodrigues in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated F. George Jacome (I) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Eighth Bristol District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Paul Schmid III (D) 7,523
F. George Jacome (I) 3,463

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Schmid raised $92,205 in contributions. [3]

His two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Schmid, Paul $36,543
Massachusetts Democratic Party $1,000

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Preceded by
Michael Rodrigues
Massachusetts House of Representatives Eighth Bristol District
Succeeded by